PORTLAND, Ore. — Christopher Redmond vividly remembers the shocking question his father asked him during a telephone conversation back in 2011.
“If I decide to take advantage of the Death With Dignity Act in Oregon, will you block me?” his father asked.
His father was in the middle of a battle with stage-four lung cancer, with painful tumors on his spine, and Christopher was startled by the “tense and angry” tone of the question.
“I told him, ‘I will encourage you strongly not to, but I can’t stop you,’” Christopher Redmond, a pro-life Catholic who resides in Oregon, recalled for the Register.
It was the first hint of the elder Redmond’s evolving plan to leave his California home and...READ MORE